(1742 - 1810)
Richard Crosse was active/lived in United Kingdom. Richard Crosse is known for Miniature portrait painting and sculpture.
Biography Richard Crosse
Richard Crosse came from Cullompton, Devon and was deaf and mute from birth. He took up miniature painting as a hobby and won a prize from the Society of Artists which enabled him to move to London where he exhibited at the Society of Artists from 1760 to 1761 and at the Royal Academy from 1770 to 1796. In 1788 he was appointed Painter in Enamel to George III.
He become proficient as an enamellist (though his works in enamel are rare), and a portrait painter on ivory and in oil. He created several portraits of his family and a similar enamel miniature of one of his brothers, possibly James, was exhibited Edinburgh, British Portrait Miniatures, 1965, no. 402 (lent by the Hon. Kenneth Thomson, Toronto, Canada), and a
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